make up for sth
— phrasal verb with make uk /meɪk/ us /meɪk/ verb made, made
- She gave him a bottle of wine to make up for missing his birthday.
- I worked extra hours to make up for the time I had missed.
- You need to do something to make up for your rudeness.
- How can I ever make up for the pain I caused them?
- I'm taking extra lessons to make up for the time I missed.